Learning to Read and Write in Reception
During your child’s first year at school, they will learn all phase 2 and phase 3 sounds. We learn two sounds a week, following them in order from left to right as shown on the images below (s, a, t, p, i, n etc).
Phase 2 sounds and 3 sounds
Useful links to help support your child
A useful site to help with practising phonics;
This clip is a brief summary of almost all Cued Articulation hand signs as written and designed by Jane Passy. Taken from Jane Passy's book "Cued Articulation: Consonants and Vowels" Revised edition (2010), Acer Press.
Use this clip to learn how the phonics sounds are pronounced. Please ignore the hand signs as we do not use these;
Jolly Phonics Songs are used at the beginning of each lesson, if you would like to learn the songs with your child here is the link to all the songs;